Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 132 136
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.74% 0.43% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.44% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 16
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,050 £33,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,831 2,249 2,639
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.40% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,525 1,931 2,257
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,349 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Wales.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Wales over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales +20 6 £40,000 -11.11%
South Wales +16 6 £47,500 +35.71% 4
North Wales - 2 £41,250 -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) SaltStack
5 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (14.29%) Teradata
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) MySQL
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (14.29%) Ruby
7 2 (14.29%) Logistics
7 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
7 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) High Availability
7 2 (14.29%) GDPR
8 1 (7.14%) Splunk
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.14%) NAS

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (7.14%) Ingres
6 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (7.14%) Power BI
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 2 (14.29%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SaltStack
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (7.14%) Actian
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk